|Bid||0.00 x 1200|
|Ask||0.00 x 1100|
|Day's Range||104.97 - 105.28|
|52 Week Range||101.74 - 111.26|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.82|
|YTD Daily Total Return||1.52%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.94|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.19%|
Investors will do better in Treasury inflation-protected securities, or TIPS, versus regular Treasury bonds if inflation runs at more than 2.35%, which seems likely.
With the worry of a potential government shutdown — which Moody's cites as a hit to U.S. credit — and the Federal Reserve's "higher for longer" interest rates gathering steam over markets, investors are unsure where to hold investments. BlackRock Head of iShares Investment Strategy Gargi Chaudhuri joins Yahoo Finance to explain the movements in the bond markets and what investors should pay attention to during the shaky state of the economy. Chaudhuri offers insights into how markets are reacting to interest rates based on where Treasury yield curves are now: "The 5-year part of the curve is where investors should be allocating to." For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Personally, I’m tired of the focus on Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve. We just went through the fastest rate hike cycle in history, and any incremental rate hikes now matter far less than the lagged effects of what has already taken place. I’d argue what matters far more now to inflation is the outlook for oil and energy prices more broadly. Why? This is because of cost-push inflation’s impact on every single part of the global economy. When I look at oil prices here, it does look like we’